- German-language pop superstar Udo Juergens dies
Associated Press, Sunday - 12/21/2014 - 02:19 PM
Udo Juergens, an Austrian-born star who dominated pop music in the German-speaking world and sold more than 100 million records in a career spanning five decades, died on Sunday. He was 80 years old.
- Madonna releases 6 songs after leak
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saturday - 12/20/2014 - 06:47 PM
In a surprise preview of her new album, Madonna released six songs Saturday on iTunes and various streaming services.
- More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 12/19/2014 - 04:38 PM
Producers say more than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during what was billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon.
- Smashing Pumpkins' Corgan looks ahead, not back
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 12/19/2014 - 02:47 PM
The Smashing Pumpkins are dead. Long live the Smashing Pumpkins.
- Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games
Associated Press, Friday - 12/19/2014 - 01:42 PM
Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season's blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans watching on TV and in the stands.
- FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack
Portland Press Herald, Friday - 12/19/2014 - 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, providing the most detailed accounting to date of a hugely expensive break-in that could lead to a U. S. response. The FBI said in a statement it has enough evidence to conclude that North Korea was behind the punishing breach, which resulted in the disclosure of tens of thousands of leaked emails and other materials. “North Korea’s actions were intended to inflict significant harm on a U.
- Lennon & Maisy working on picture book
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 12/19/2014 - 08:02 AM
Lennon & Maisy, the Canadian-born music and acting team, will soon be Lennon & Maisy the co-authors. HarperCollins Publishers announced Friday that the young Stella sisters, stars of the TV series "Nashville," are working on the picture book "In the Waves.
- Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack
Associated Press, Thursday - 12/18/2014 - 03:23 PM
It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download.
- Stephen Colbert retiring his 'Report' and the host he played
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 12/18/2014 - 01:40 PM
Colbert Nation will be leaderless after Thursday night.
- Nightlife king faces queries from gaming regulator
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 12/18/2014 - 12:47 AM
A Los Angeles nightlife entrepreneur who revamped the Sahara Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip into a hipper, sleeker destination is facing another interrogation into past misdeeds as he seeks a gambling license.
- Amazon-Hachette feud headlines book news in 2014
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 12/17/2014 - 01:32 PM
Like a serial for the digital age, the book world's most dramatic story of 2014 unfolded in installments, often in real time.